Producer – French Services – WIN00267

Share our passion. Live our values. CBC/Radio Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. CBC/Radio Canada brings diverse regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in English, French and eight aboriginal languages.

Key Tasks:

  • Conceives and develops program ideas and concepts. Participates in the preparation of program objectives
  • Develops the program content including assigning, researching, gathering, writing and/or editing.
  • As required, commissions writing and/or research.
  • Prepares scripts.
  • Determines, the style, pace, tempo, line-up and format of the program
  • Plans, organizes and co-ordinates the program or the components and/or segments of a program, or programs
  • Plans, selects and requests, in collaboration with the Unit or Business
  • Manager, the financial and production/resource requirements including the creative contributors and other participants, the material and facilities
  • During program preparation, production and post-production, is responsible and accountable for exercising budget authority
  • Exercises editorial responsibility as delegated by Management
  • Evaluates all facets of a production including the performance of program and production personnel, and freelance contributors

As required, performs the following tasks:

  • Direct talent, sound and/or image
  • Select, re-write and/or edit copy or text written by others
  • Ensure, in collaboration with Copyright Clearance Officers or others, the proper and accurate clearance of all material used in the program
  • Determine the order and importance of various elements of a program
  • Assign, co-ordinate and supervise the work of personnel who contribute to the program or segment for which the Producer is responsible
  • Identify, develop and maintain contacts appropriate to the area of assignment
  • Oversee internet site design and structure and organize and co-ordinate on-line content
  • Oversee the shooting, editing, encoding, digitizing and packaging of digital audio and video for the internet
  • Prepare programs for the Internet, including coding, and manipulating images and graphics
  • Edit and mix, or direct the editing and mixing of audio and/or visual elements
  • Assure the maintenance of a level of communication or rapport with members of the audience which is both feasible and appropriate to the style and nature of the program and participate in this activity as necessary
  • Acts as Host for the weekend newscasts and perform other announce duties as required

What You Bring:

We are looking for a candidate who has the following:

  • Proven journalistic depth and skills
  • Strong on‑air presentation in Television
  • Excellent knowledge of political, social, economic and national issues that pertain to BC
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, tight deadline environment
  • Driven by a passion for public service journalism
  • Ability to work proactively and provide leadership by example in a journalistic unit composed of highly talented professionals
  • Intelligent and articulate
  • Demonstrated vetting skills
  • Critical and original thinking is required
  • Bilingual required (French and English)
  • Ability to work varying shifts, weekends, late nights and overtime

If you are seeking a media environment that fosters creativity and innovation, this is the place for you.

We value the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Please visit and apply online.

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

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